|Rose Goslinga: Crop insurance, an idea worth seeding - TED.com|
Across sub-Saharan Africa, small farmers are the bedrock of national and regional economies—unless the weather proves unpredictable and their crops fail. The solution is insurance, at a vast, continental scale, and at a very low, affordable cost. Rose Goslinga, a citizen of Kenya, and her team pioneered an unconventional way to give farmers whose crops fail early a second chance at a growing season.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; agriculture; global issues; microfinance; TEDSalon Berlin 2014; 2014